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786 Possible Causes for Mid Back Pain, Paravertebral Muscle Spasm, Patient Appears Chronically Ill

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    The disease can make the mid back round forward, a deformity called kyphosis.[depuysynthes.com] Pain may present along the spine and involve many spinal joints. In the mid back, progression can cause a rounding of the spine called kyphosis.[spinemd.com] With AS, prolonged rest worsens the symptoms, as opposed to some other forms of low back pain where rest is helpful.[umms.org]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Her mid lumbar back pain worsened this morning when she was walking in her kitchen.[blog.thesullivangroup.com] pain and fever ER T No 30 d 23 d 34 d No Urology Permanent paralysis from mid-waist level down Failed to diagnose and treat appropriately P (819,000) M/# Back and leg pain[healio.com] “Pt. reports mid back pain X 3 days, right left, increasing with cough and laying down. Clear sputum.[blog.thesullivangroup.com]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    Physical examination of the spine reveals localised tenderness and paravertebral muscle spasm.[rxpgonline.com] Before the development of effective antibiotics, many patients became chronically ill with increasingly severe lung symptoms.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] They lost a great deal of weight and developed a wasted appearance. This outcome is uncommon today—at least where modern treatment methods are available.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    muscle spasms exacerbated by activity and decreased by lying supine Patients often remain motionless in bed because of fear of causing an exacerbation of pain Acute pain[emedicine.medscape.com] The compression fractures in the spine, caused by weakened vertebrae can lead to pain in your mid-back area.[umms.org] […] lumbar spine The pain is described variably as sharp, nagging, or dull; movement may exacerbate pain; in some cases, pain radiates to the abdomen Pain is often accompanied by paravertebral[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    pain that is: Most commonly felt in mid to lower part of the spine, but may also be felt on the sides or in the front.[gatewaypain.com] A vertebral compression fracture causes back pain. The pain typically occurs near the break itself.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Loss of height, as much as 6 inches over time Stooped over posture or kyphosis, also called a "dowager’s hump" Compression fractures may also occur suddenly, causing severe back[gatewaypain.com]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Transverse Process Fracture

    I too, have severe mid-lower back pain where they broke off.[medhelp.org] I have enormous back pain which which varies from my mid-lower back to the entire length of my back.[medhelp.org]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Spinous Process Fracture

    PURPOSE: To assess the clinical and radiologic outcome of osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional fracture accompanied by spinous process fracture (SPF) without posterior ligament injury. METHODS: A total of 391 patients with single-level osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional (T10-L2) fracture were selectively[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Mid-back pain or discomfort Where a bra strap would sit and may be eased by leaning forward. Indigestion Not responding to medication.[pancreaticcanceraction.org]

    Missing: Paravertebral Muscle Spasm
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    […] the bile duct becomes obstructed) mid-back pain as you change position nausea and diarrhea general weakness itchy skin light-colored bowel movements slow digestion of food[craigscause.ca] Other possible symptoms are; abdominal pain which can get worse after meal time weight loss jaundice, which means the skin and whites of the eyes look yellow (occurs when[craigscause.ca]

    Missing: Paravertebral Muscle Spasm
  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    The relation between gall stones and chronic pancreatitis is uncertain; there are differing opinions on this issue. Firstly, gall stones are the most common reason for acute pancreatitis, but it cannot cause chronic pancreatitis. Secondly, a connection between gall stones and chronic inflammation of the pancreas[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Paravertebral Muscle Spasm